Alumni Achievements

Dr. Kathe Albrecht

  • Participated in a panel at the College Art Association (CAA) conference in a session titled “Digital Humanities in the Classroom: An Exchange.” She discussed “Changing Pedagogy and the Unexpected: Mapping the Classroom of the Future" February, 2016
  • Chaired panel, “Affirming and Manipulating the Female Body: 19th Century to Now,” Feminist Art History Conference, American University, Washington, DC, November 2013
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Dr. Homer Charles Arnold

  • Appointed: Associate Professor of Humanities at Riverside Community College District where he teaches both studio and art history classes, Fall 2017.
  • Paper: Brazil's unique graffiti culture at Brown University's, Reuse Reconsidered Conference, Providence RI, September 15-17, 2017
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Dr. Gregory Blair

  • Presented paper “Place-Produced Thought and the Agency of Place” as part of the Regionalist Globalism: Considering the Process of Locality panel, at the 2016 SECAC Conference, Roanoke, VA Oct 19-22, 2016
  • Presented paper, "Place-Produced Thought: The Agency of Place and the Co-Production of Knowledge in Heidegger, Baudrillard, and Others" at the Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition, The Sitka Institute, Sitka, AK, 2016
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Dr. Conny Bogaard

  • Presented paper at the 2016 College Art Association (CAA) International Annual Conference,  in the session “Altered Visions: Revisiting the Trials and Tribulations of the Single Collection Museum,” February, 2016, Washington, DC
  • Presented paper, "Neither Theory nor Model: The Dialogical Museum" in the panel, "Exotic or Mundane: Histories of Contemporary Museums and Exhibitions" at Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 21-24, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA
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Dr. Jean Bundy

  • Selected for a Poster Session at the 2018 College Art Association Annual Conference (CAA) in Los Angeles. Topic to be presented: Harstad, Norway’s Arctic Arts Summit (June 21-22, 2017).
  • Solo show at Pleiades Gallery, NYC, May 16-June 10, 2017
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Dr. Bob Kalivac Carroll

  • Invited to a month-long postdoctoral residential intensive in South India sponsored by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research and the Center for Phenomenological Studies, September - November 2017.

  • Published chapter "Confluence and Convergence: Spiritual Impulse in the Word and Image of Der Blaue Reiter Artists," in forthcoming anthology The Edinburgh Companion for Literature and Art History, Summer 2017
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Dr. Amy Cook

  • Currently pursing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, in hopes of using Existential Therapy in concert with her PhD to assist clients in addressing issues of wellness, creative freedom, relationship navigation, and academic underachievement.
  • Exhibition, Recent Paintings, on view at Biotek Industries, May 2015
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Dr. Kathy Desmond

  • Presented paper, “Theoretical Issues Related to Art and Design: Empathy and Judgment in Contemporary Art Practice” at the PCA/ACA National Conference, April 2017
  • Presented at the “Invisibility and Unfinalizability in the Field of Art and Aesthetics” at The Third Nomadikon and Center for the Ethics of Seeing Conference, Fall 2016
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Dr. Heather E. Dunn

  • Paper: "Political Street Art in the Trump Era," and chair panel, "Art in the Age of Surveillance." SECAC Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, October 2017

  • Paper: “Street Art, Political Activism, and Surveillance.” SECAC Conference, Roanoke, VA Oct 19-22, 2016

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Dr. Jennifer Ann Hall

  • Published, "Autopoietic Aesthetic as a Lens for Interactive Art "in the forthcoming book, Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind, Springer Verlag, Düsseldorf ,Germany, Fall 2015
  • Exhibition, Flying Fish Project, Robotic underwater robotic installation (bait balls and the predicators that love them) East Cape, Baja Mexico and Barnstable, Massachusetts, 2015
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Arlinda Henderson, M.Phil

  • Presented paper, "Display Holography in Art Practice: An Exploration of Interference," The Image Conference, University of California at Berkeley, October 29-30, 2015
  • Presented paper “The Interference of Art” Crossing Boundaries: Inclusion, Exclusion, Marginalization and the Hegemonic Making of Societies of Difference, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, Sept. 13, 2014
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Dr. Christopher Lonegan

  • Awarded the Summer Study Grant for Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University in Maryland, 2015
  • Presented paper, "'Nothing to be Afraid of": Stan Brakhage's The Act of Seeing With One's Own Eyes" in the panel: "Death in Contemporary Visual Art" at Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 21-24, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA
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Dr. Kathryn A. McFadden

  • Paper: "Closely Listening: conversation as aesthetic event," at the 73rd Annual SECAC Conference,  Columbus, OH, October 25-28, 2017
  • Paper: "Feasting Thought: Origin of Love in a Work of Art"(was read by Chris Yates) at Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition Conference (PACT) 7th annual meeting, Seattle University, September 24-26, 2015, Seattle, WA
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Dr. Emily Lauren Putnam

  • Recently appointed to Assistant Lecturer in Critical Theory at the Dublin School of Creative Art at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Fall 2017

  • Paper: "Between the Troubles and Brexit: The Minor Gestures of Bbeyond as Aesthetic Ruptures of Public Space" at PQ Porous Boundaries Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, October 12 - 14 2017

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Dr. Josenilson Santana

  • Presentation,” Crash Course in Photography,” to participants of Shinnery Review, November 2014
  • Presentation, “Street Photography,” ACU Study Abroad student orientation, August 2013 & January 2014
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Dr. Michael R. Smith

  • Solo exhibition, "Art on the Plains XII," Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND, 2016
  • Publication, "Between Representation and Abstration: Liz Deschenes: Gallery 7." ARTPulse Magazine, No. 22, Vol. 6., 2015
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